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PC Upgrade advice

So currently I have a prebuilt straight out of the store PC, which I am starting to realize was a bad idea, with:
-Intel Core i5 4440
-NVIDIA GeForce GTX760 1.5GB
-8GB DDR3 ram, not sure of the model
-1TB hdd, again not sure of the model
-Unsure of motherboard

What I want to know is if upgrading this would be worth it or at all possible as it is a prebuilt, or if I should just buy a new one.
If upgrading seems like a good idea, what should I upgrade?
I have been considering upgrading to the 1060, as the processor upgrade would require a new motherboard and a decent motherboard would need DDR4 ram.
I use it mainly for gaming, no encoding or such, so the processor upgrade might not be worth it, atleast yet
Thanks in advance!
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  1. can you give me the model of your prebuild pc
    i have to know which case you have
  2. Best answer
    With a GTX760, unless it is a Mini, you should be able to accommodate any 10.5" two slot video card with the same rough power, so a GTX1060 would be a great choice.

    I would guess Dell, because as far as I know, they are the only people to misrepresent the GTX760, should really be called the GTX755 or something. It is literally 3/4 of a retail GTX760 (which has 2GB or 4GB of memory, and a full complement of SM units)
  3. badboyrog2 said:
    can you give me the model of your prebuild pc
    i have to know which case you have

    Oh crud sorry, how did I forget that lol, it is an acer predator g3-605, I'm not sure whether it is sold anymore.
  4. you should be able to put a decent gpu
    see the link here ...its a gtx 980 founder edition

    http://i.jeuxactus.com/datas/divers/d/i/divers-jeux-video/xl/divers-jeux-video-photo-54aa698ecbe3a.jpg
  5. badboyrog2 said:
    you should be able to put a decent gpu
    see the link here ...its a gtx 980 founder edition

    http://i.jeuxactus.com/datas/divers/d/i/divers-jeux-video/xl/divers-jeux-video-photo-54aa698ecbe3a.jpg

    Okay awesome, thanks, but just to make sure, the one I've had my eyes on is:
    https://www.msi.com/Graphics-card/GeForce-GTX-1060-GAMING-X-6G.html#hero-specification
    Would that fit?
    Edit:
    Or do you have a better one to recommend? I'm not on an exact budget, but I can't pour too much into this right now.
  6. GTX1060 is about the performance of a GTX980. Not going to be able to do any better without stepping up to the 1070.
  7. ``Okay awesome, thanks, but just to make sure, the one I've had my eyes on is:
    https://www.msi.com/Graphics-card/GeForce-GTX-1060-GAMI...
    Would that fit?``

    it should fit perfectly ...since this card have 277 mm lenght
  8. Dead link, but 277 is almost 11" so that should still fit, a safer bet would be a 267mm model. Safest would be to measure the length of the card you have now, and check for any remaining room behind it.
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